MERGA was established in 1977 when a group of mathematics education researchers came together for the inaugural Conference, MERGA1. A video of reflections from those who attended the MERGA1 Conference presented at the MERGA40 Anniversary Conference is available here.
MERGA has a rich history spanning more than 40 years. Thanks to its founder, Professor Ken Clements, the story how MERGA was established is available below. Thanks to Lifetime Member, Associate Professor Judith Mousley and Professor Helen Forgasz for their dedication to preparing and updating the history of MERGA, available below.